Elm Borer - Saperda tridentata
The larvae of this species live in galleries under the bark of elm (Ulmus sp.) trees. It is not the main vector of Dutch Elm Disease, but does spread the fungus that causes the disease.
Habitat: Attracted to a light; semi-rural area
The elm borer is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Olivier in 1795. It is known from Canada and the United States. It feeds on ''Ulmus rubra'' and ''Ulmus americana''. It acts as a vector for the fungus ''Ophiostoma ulmi'', and as a host for the parasitoid wasp ''Cenocoelius saperdae''.